A Class-X student from Cuttack has earned the appreciations of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu by compiling a book on various welfare schemes of the Centre titled ‘Vijayee Bhaba Bharat’.
The boy Sambhab Mishra, who studies in Lajpat Rai DAV Public School in Cuttack lives in Sikharpur with his family. Recently, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan also heaped praised on the class 10 student.
“Dear Sambhab Mishra, Thank you for sharing a copy of ‘Vijayee Bhaba Bharat’ a book describing government of India’s scheme in an innovative way. My best wishes for your future endeavours,” wrote vice-president M Venkaiah Naidu in his appreciation letter to the class 10 student.
Sambhab’s book focused on six flagship schemes of the Centre- Swachh Bharat Yojana, Make In India, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Namami Gange Programme, Jan Dhan Yojana and Atal Pension Yojana apart from flawless narration on some interesting and fictional subjects.
The class 10 boy said he developed interest for writing while studying in Class IX.
“When I was in Class IX, I learnt about various schemes of the government through political science books. I grew curious to get further insight into the schemes and sought help of my parents and teachers. In this way, I got inspiration and wrote the book,” says an elated Sambhab.
Interestingly, writing book is one of many talents the Class X boy possesses. Earlier, he made it to the India Book of Records by developing 'smallest washing machine'.
Sambhab was also awarded a fellowship by the Royal Asiatic Society of Britain and Ireland. He also received Kentucky Colonel Award, highest title of honor bestowed by the Governor of Kentucky, United States.
He also prepared a logo for National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and won the Cubes in Space SR-7 Mission Patch Design Contest.
The versatile boy is also an avid coin and stamp collector and loves singing and drawing.
“Since his childhood, he was interested in participating in quiz, drawing and other competitions and nurtured the quality of doing something new and innovative. I wonder how he manages all these along with his study. I feel very proud for his accomplishments,” said Sambhab's mother.